Researchers have for the first time found that at least one species of fish can sense touch using their pectoral fins, much like humans use their fingertips to get a feel for their surroundings.
Despite lacking an area of the brain that is equivalent to what enables human to sense pain, crabs are capable of feeling pain, researchers confirm.
Narwhal's use their toothy horn in unique ways. Contrary to popular opinion, however, hunting is not one of them. Here's what it's really used for.
Hominin fossils examined from South Africa suggest early humans and chimpanzees had similar hearing patterns, with some slight differences in the direction of humans. This is a preferable auditory system for people living in the savanna and communicating within a short range.
Researchers may have determined why so many people reach for that bowl of chocolates or tub of ice-cream when they are feeling down.
Researchers from the University of California-Berkeley have created a flexible 16×16 pixel screen, dubbed "e-skin," that lights up where it is touched. If more pressure is applied, it glows brighter.